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Jul 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
his co-pilot landed the plane safely in lubbock, texas. >> he started to curse at me and started to say you better pray, iraq, and iran. i so say, you know, you know what i'm going to show you what iraq and iran is. and i took him on a chokehold. >> reporter: but captain osbon beat charges of interfering with a flight crew and today court transcripts obtained by abc news reveal the key testimony that freed him. a psychologist testified that all this was caused by a "brief psychotic disorder" caused by "sleep deprivation." there was no trial, the u.s. attorney's office did not dispute the diagnosis and the captain was found not guilty by reason of insanity by the judge and sent to a mental health facility in ft. worth, texas, for more treatment and perhaps some sleep. >> it is possible for sleep deprivation, especially in combination with jet lag to cause psychosis, but usually it's in those people who have a preexisting diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder. >> reporter: the abc news investigative report unit has reported on pilot fatigue. pilots sleeping in crash pads or bedding d
Jul 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
a terrible car crash in texas. a pickup crash crammed with 23 people ran off the road and slammed into trees, killing at least 14 of them, among them, three children. police on the scene called it the worst traffic accident think that ever encountered. officials believe all the passengers were immigrating illegally. >>> still ahead, take a look as thieves steal a purse. and pick pocket this unsuspecting man. a new warning about pick rocketing at the olympics and the tricks they could use on anyone any where. [ male announcer ] this is rudy. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. ♪ tyou wouldn't want your adoctor doing your job, hello... so why are you doing hers? only your doctor can
Jul 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
graduates from texas to georgia. these little fellas in cincinnati with their eye on summer break. school is out and while they should be doing this, retailers want them in the store shopping with their parents. school supplies already on the shelves and on sale at this staples where the back to school season began june 109 ch. >> very early for school shopping. they have them in the stores already. we're just not ready for that yet. >> reporter: and there's toys r out, having the biggest ever backpack sale. experts say get used to it. after a sales slump in april and may, retailers are going after back to school shoppers earlier than ever. >> retailers don't make it this summer and this year, they may be out of business next year or the following year. >> reporter: why? national incomes are down 7%. overall, consumers are spending less. the one saving grace for retailers. >> retailers are going after it because people will spend for their children where they won't spend for themselves. >> among the biggest savings, cotten is down 50%. clothes and accessories discounted as well. little gi
Jul 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of this texas high school. they say she did it to record how her daughter's new basketball coach spoke to players. long's girls complained he yelled too much. long is hardly the first parent to go undercover to find out what's happening at their child's school. >> knock it off. >> reporter: earlier this year, the father of this autistic boy in new jersey put a recording device in his son's pocket and caught a teacher saying this. >> "you're going to get nothing until your mouth is shut. shut your mouth." >> the mother of an alabama boy with cerebral palsy attached a recorder to her child's wheelchair and caught his teacher saying this. >> "i do not want to touch your drool. you understand that?" >> prosecutors say this latest case is very different. first, the cell sfoen camera didn't capture anything inappropriate. second, it didn't happen in a classroom but in a locker room. >> the critical point is to remember, just because it feels right doesn't mean it's legal. >> the grand jury did not indict long's daughter for planting the camera, but they came down hard on mom. if convicted, s
Jul 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
a lot. texas, police used a hidden camera to catch one of their own raiding the office fridge. the policeman suspended for 30 days without pay. this man busted one of his neighbors tossing bags of dog poop into his yard. the neighbor had to pay a hefty fine and clean it all up. the hollywood spy store caters to do-it-yourself spice. >> once the recession hit it rose up a bit because people started stealing. the camera is right there. >> where? >> reporter: their most popular item, a hidden camera alarm clock. >> inside it there's a motion censer, so it only records when somebody is in the room. you look at this thing, you would have no idea it's an alarm clock. in fact, it even tells time. but be careful, most states require posted warnings of hidden cameras. it may not be legal to record others in public without their consent. >> the critical point to remember is that just because we have the technology to record those around us, doesn't mean it's always legal for us to do so. >> reporter: in the case of the stolen apple, the video vigilante's bosses ordered him to take down
Jul 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
off. david? >> reporter: in this texas baseball stadium and across the country, the historic heat wave went out with a boom! a boom of lightning. the twins and the rangers battling each other, and the weather here, sending players running not for the ball, but for cover. watch it again. an explosion of storms. one of the strongest in fredericksburg, virginia. >> oh, my gosh. >> you're talking 13-force winds out there right now. >> reporter: in a building that looked like this, 14 competitive cheerleaders were practicing. that building is now a pile of rubble. >> ever been through anything like that? >> no, never. it was the scariest thing i've ever seen in my whole entire life ever. >> just think, we were doing handstands on friday. that's gone. >> reporter: what we didn't know was the cheer fusion team which has spent hours in this gym was stunned and panicked as the winds literally ripped apart the building. >> it was really scary, really loud, kids were screaming everywhere. kids didn't know where their parents were. parents didn't know where the kids were. >> reporter: they all ran
Jul 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of love lost and found. a man in texas, bob russell, never lost hope that one day he'd find his beloved sports car, an austin-healey, it was stolen from him outside his home in philadelphia 42 years ago. well, today, we are happy to say, cue the violins, man and car are together again. he spent years faithfully scouring online sites and finally found it on ebay, listed under a dealer in beverly hills. he contacted police, he got it back and by the way, says, it still runs. >>> and, the countdown is on, now two weeks until the olympics. and today, we learned that for the first time in history, the women outnumber the men on team usa. 269 to 261. the team includes 13 moms, at least four sets of sisters, that's venus and serena williams among them. and by the way, the oldest and youngest female athletes at the olympic games are both americans, a 54-year-old equestrian, a 15-year-old swimmer. >>> and, speaking of the olympic team, they're the best america has to offer. so, why are their uniforms made in china? our made in america team is on that case. n my right side. an intense burning sen
Jul 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, and the tag in the back would have said usa. >> the 70 proud employees here in arlington, texas want to whip us up some scarves too. american giant is san francisco and cadet in brooklyn say they would be honored to make the rest. >> we currently make a white shirt and navy blue pants. >> reporter: all of it. >> made in america. >> reporter: we sent the list of all those proud american companies to the u.s. olympic committee and to ralph lauren today, but we have not heard anything back. we can confirm, however, that the united states olympic committee is going to require that future team usa uniforms are made in america. that will be for 2014. diane, tonight there is still no word on any changes to this year's uniform. again, opening day 14 days away. >> love the spirit of those workers. thanks, sharyn. >>> those olympic uniforms were just one of the topics that came up today when abc's john karl sat down for his interview with presidential candidate mitt romney. romney was out combatting allegations about his record at bain capital. it's "your voice your vote." today romney came out swingi
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